Here are the WINNERS of Our 2016 Jewelry Design Contest!

A mix of acrylic, rhodonite, horn, and colored glass.

The beads we chose for the contest were a mix of acrylic, rhodonite, horn, and colored glass. ALL beads had to be used in the design submissions. Designers could also use more of the contest beads, if desired.

Check out the amazing designs created by our talented customers, posted below! These jewelry designs were judged based on originality, creativity, technique, and overall wearability.

And the winners are…

1st Place: Petra Nelson  – Entry #11 (winner of a $30 gift certificate to Blue Door Beads)
2nd Place: Adriel Rische – Entry #4  (winner of a Resurrect gift card & BDB goodie box)
3rd Place: Sara Kixmoeller – Entry #1 (Mercy Vintage gift card)
Customer Favorite: Stephanie Jones – Entry #15 (Wine on Piedmont gift card)
Most Unique Design: Julie Walton – Entry #8
Honorable Mention: Kendyl Washington – Entry #10 (age 13)

Congratulations, ladies! A big thank you to all of you, and to all of the 15 talented jewelry designers who submitted their work.

If you would like to see the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in person, the designs will remain on display at Blue Door Beads throughout the month of May. Thanks for beading boldly!

First Place - Petra Nelson (Entry #11)

First Place – Petra Nelson (Entry #11)

Second Place - Adriel Rische (Entry #4)

Second Place – Adriel Rische (Entry #4)

Third Place - Sara Kixmoeller (Entry #1)

Third Place – Sara Kixmoeller (Entry #1)

Customer Favorite - Stephanie Jones (Entry #15)

Customer Favorite – Stephanie Jones (Entry #15)

Most Unique Design – Julie Walton (Entry #8)

Honorable Mention - Kendyl Washington (Entry #10)

Honorable Mention – Kendyl Washington (Entry #10)

Jessica Bomben (Entry #2)

Jessica Bomben (Entry #2)

Carolyn Rodkin (Entry #3)

Carolyn Rodkin (Entry #3)

Courtney Thompson (Entry #5)

Courtney Thompson (Entry #5)

Karen McRobie (Entry #6)

Karen McRobie (Entry #6)

Marilyn Stewart (Entry #7)

Marilyn Stewart (Entry #7)

Lesley Mandros-Bell (Entry #9)

Lesley Mandros-Bell (Entry #9)

Leslie Quantz (Entry #12)

Leslie Quantz (Entry #12)

Wendy Couttien (Entry #13)

Wendy Couttien (Entry #13)

Shawna Lewis (Entry #14)

Shawna Lewis (Entry #14)

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